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Jabroni
12-18-2004, 05:19 AM
"Report: LA signs Valentin, Alvarez"
http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/la/news/la_news.jsp?ymd=20041217&content_id=923892&vkey=news_la&fext=.jsp

ondafarm
12-18-2004, 09:18 AM
Well, this is good news. A broken down over-the-hill pitcher signs with a major league team. Has the market for pitching slipped this low?

FarWestChicago
12-18-2004, 10:29 AM
Well, this is good news.Not teal!

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FightingBillini
12-18-2004, 10:29 AM
Well, this is good news. A broken down over-the-hill pitcher signs with a major league team. Has the market for pitching slipped this low?
You can run...




You can hide....




But you WILL be brought to justice!
:tealpolice:

santo=dorf
12-18-2004, 10:33 AM
Well, this is good news.
That wasn't even close!

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fusillirob1983
12-18-2004, 01:31 PM
Unbelievable.

Hitmen77
12-18-2004, 03:33 PM
Well, this is good news. A broken down over-the-hill pitcher signs with a major league team. Has the market for pitching slipped this low?
i may have suffered permanent eye damage reading this message.

Brian26
12-18-2004, 04:50 PM
Dodgers seem to value former White Sox players lately...Wilson, Jose, and Robin.

santo=dorf
12-18-2004, 05:33 PM
Dodgers seem to value former White Sox players lately...Wilson, Jose, and Robin.
Gagne was drafted by the Sox in the 30th round back in 1994 too.

doublem23
12-19-2004, 02:13 AM
Gagne was drafted by the Sox in the 30th round back in 1994 too.What? Did he not sign? Baseball-reference.com's page on him says the Dodgers signed him as an F/A in '95.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gagneer01.shtml

santo=dorf
12-19-2004, 02:27 AM
What? Did he not sign? Baseball-reference.com's page on him says the Dodgers signed him as an F/A in '95.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gagneer01.shtml (http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gagneer01.shtml)
http://www.jockbio.com/Bios/Gagne/Gagne_bio.html


At this point, Eric had already begun to attract the attention of big-league scouts He was a 30th-round draft choice of Chicago White Sox in 1994, but was still undecided about which sport he wanted to pursue. A hockey scholarship to the University of Vermont was on the table, and Eric also had visions of representing Canada on the diamond in 1996 Olympics. Either way, he felt the White Sox were his third-best option.

Eric ultimately decided to pursue baseball, then headed to Seminole State Junior College in Oklahoma, electing to play for the Trojans and their coach Lloyd Simmons. There Eric developed further as a hurler. The 19-year-old had an ornery streak that Simmons loved. Eric wasn’t adverse to coming in high and tight against hitters, and his manager encouraged him to be as aggressive as possible on the mound. Thanks to his overpowering arsenal (fastball, slider and splitter) and take-no-prisoners mentality, Eric remained a hot prospect in the eyes of big-league teams.

doublem23
12-19-2004, 02:34 AM
I did not know that... How interesting. Thanks. :smile:

Jabroni
12-19-2004, 02:36 AM
I did not know that... How interesting. Thanks. :smile:It really is. I guess our drafting hasn't been all that horrible.

Brian26
12-19-2004, 10:54 AM
It really is. I guess our drafting hasn't been all that horrible.
We took Mark Johnson with our #1 in '94. Ironically enough, MJ was a guy that Billy Beane absolutely coveted.